Month: July 2018

Shippers’ Council Urges Terminal Operators to Embrace Automation

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has called on terminal operators to embrace automation system for cargo clearance. The Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of the Council, Mr. Hassan Bello made the call when he led the agency’s management team on a visit to SIFAX Port &Cargo Handling Services, Five Star Logistics Limited and APM …

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NAGAFF Pays Reconciliatory Visit To Shoboiki, Sues For Peace, Cordial Relationship

The Leadership of the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) has asked for peace, reconciliation and cordial relationship when it visited Dr Mrs Jane Shoboiki, Customs Area Controller of Muritala Mohammed Airport Command of the Nigerian Customs Service. Speaking in Lagos on Thursday during the visit, the National President of NAGAFF, Chief Uche …

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NIMASA Sets Implementation Committee On Sustainable Blue Economy

… As Peterside Underscores Importance of Partnership To Effective Utilization Of Maritime Resources The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that partnership is a crucial element to the effective utilization of Africa’s maritime resources, just as a committee of Stakeholders has been set up to …

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Creation Of More Agencies Not Solution For Maritime Security Challenges – Dakuku

…Charges Stakeholders to Support Regulatory Agencies for Industry Growth The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that creating additional agencies in the maritime sector would only overburden the sector; adding that what needed to be done was to strengthen the existing ones for optimum service …

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NPA Synergizes Army College of Logistics On Capacity

The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has stated that it’s desirous of sustaining the existing collaboration between it and the Army College of Logistics with the view to ensure that we benefit from the logistics experience of the college. Speaking when the team of army logistics led by the Commandant of the college, …

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NIMASA Canvasses Lower Rate For Maritime Assets Acquisition

…As Dakuku solicits stakeholders support to grow industry …Says Eastern Ports Key to Economic Development The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr Dakuku Peterside has disclosed that the Agency is engaging the Central Bank of Nigeria to create a special interest rate for maritime assets acquisition in Nigeria stating …

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NPA Sanctions Maersk, Two Other Shipping Lines

As part of efforts to resolve the protest by truck drivers at the Lagos Port Complex and the Tin Can Island Ports, Lagos, the Nigerian Ports Authority hereby announces a ten-day suspension of the services of four shipping companies, in the first instance. The affected shipping companies whose suspension takes effect from Saturday July 14, …

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Peterside Underscores Importance Of Inter-modal Transport System To Port Efficiency

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has said that for any country to achieve efficiency at its ports, intermodal transport system is an essential factor to consider. The DG who was addressing journalists in Lagos noted that in order to attract investment to the maritime sector, …

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Holding Bays: NPA Threatens To Sanction Shipping Companies, Terminal OPerators

A very stiff sanction and penalties awaits all erring Shipping Companies and Terminal Operators for their failure to comply with an agreement with the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on the usage of holding bays. The agreement which was reached in November, 2017 between the Shipping Companies, Terminal Operators and the NPA, compelled all Shipping Companies …

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We Are Ready For CRFFN Governing Council Election – FCAA Declares

The Federation of CRFFN Accredited Associations (FCAA), a body of the five registered freight forwarding associations says it’s ready for the forth-coming Governing Council election of the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN) scheduled for this Saturday in Lagos. In a join pre-election briefing held yesterday in Apapa, the representatives of …

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